Author(s): Qing Zhang, David Y. Wang, Geoffrey M. Voelker

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Date: 22 Feb 2014

Document Type: Briefing Papers

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Associated Event: NDSS Symposium 2014


In a process known as spinning, spammers bypass duplicate spam detection by replacing words or phrases in an article to create new articles with similar meaning. We propose DSpin, a technique to detect spinning, and use it to evaluate the prevalence of spun content in abused wikis and article directories.